Medical Education Online
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The new Semester begins October 2022

Degree Awarded

Master Degree (18 months)





Next Intake

October 2022

  • The program offers students an introduction to teaching, learning and assessment for effective teaching of both undergraduate and post-graduate students with the ultimate aim of improving patient safety, by creating future competent healthcare professionals.
  • The program can be taken completely as a taught course, where students must successfully complete nine modules (six compulsory and three electives) or as a combined taught and research course with six compulsory modules and a research thesis project.
  • Online delivery of the program allows working professionals (GPs, doctors, nurses and other healthcare providers including pharmacy and physical therapy students) the opportunity to upgrade their qualifications.
  • Graduates observe a significant advancement in their careers, increase their employment opportunities as academic faculty and are equipped to continue on to PhD studies in Medical Sciences.

Courses Include

  • Medical Education Theories to Practice
  • Learning in Medicine: Infrastructure and Technologies
  • Principles of Assessment and Assessment in the Healthcare Setting
  • Advanced Clinical Education
  • Curriculum Design and Evaluation in Medicine


5 Stars Distinction for Online Learning

European University Cyprus has received the Five Stars distinction in the area of Online Learning on the QS TOP UNIVERSITIES (QS Stars University Ratings) rating of institutions around the world. This rating of excellence was achieved with high scores for student-faculty engagement, student services and technology and for commitment to online learning. Through rigorous and independent data collection and analysis of performance metrics, European University Cyprus also received Five Stars in teaching, employability, internationalization, medicine and inclusiveness.

Distance Education Unit

The Online Learning Approach

  • Use of a variety of digital technologies to enrich the learning environment
  • Application of current online-teaching methodologies to cater to individual learning styles
  • Interactive activities throughout semester to accomplish learning outcomes/skills (50% of final grade for each course)
  • Final written examinations (50% of the final grade for each course)
  • Use of synchronous (teleconferencing, chat, etc.) and asynchronous (email, discussion forums, wikis, etc.) communication for course content and feedback

The Infrastructure and Support

  • Faculty with extensive online-education training and ongoing professional development
  • Use of comprehensive and up-to-date sources and educational material
  • Modern virtual campus e-learning platform through Blackboard Learn
  • Modern web-conference tools and online collaboration through Blackboard Collaborate
  • 24/7/365 access to the University Library services and resources through Open Athens
  • 24-hour online technical support services
  • Personal Advisor for academic support and mentoring
  • Career Center for professional and employment advising

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